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Railway transportThere are railway lines from Plovdiv to Sofia, Bourgas, Svilengrad, Karlovo, Panagyurishte, Peshtera, Hissarya and Assenovgrad. There are two railway stations and numerous railway stops: Central Railway Station (44, Hristo Botev Blvd., tel.: 032 222729, 552730, 222940, info on departing trains: 032 175). Philipovo Railway Station (in Philipovo Quarter, tel.: 032 23433602). The City Railway Bureau is located in the centre of the city (29, Мaria Louisa Blvd., tel.: 032 622732, working hours: 8.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. and 1.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m., closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Rila International Railway Bureau is located opposite the Central Railway Station (31A, Hristo Botev Blvd., tel.: 032 446120, working hours: Monday through Friday, 8.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m., Saturday - 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and Sunday - day off). The Airport (no regular flights for the time being) is at a distance of 18 kilometres away from the city (tel.: 032 226173). International Transport Ticket Bureau (4, Gladstone Str., tel.: 032 633081, working hours: Monday through Friday, 8.00 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.). Gebray Company Ltd. - Airlines Ticket Bureau (94, Vassil Aprilov Blvd., tel./fax: 032 452166.
It is possible to rent a car from the following rent a car agencies: Trakia Autotransport (82, Hristo Botev Blvd., tel.: 032 264040), Niko Car (5, Маria Louisa Blvd., tel.: 032 222369). For first class cars, Herz Company should be contacted (located in Sankt Petersburg Hotel, tel.: 032 554409).
Plovdiv has a well organised public and private buses and trolley transport. One may also call a radio-cab, tel.: 6142, 6102, 6111, 6118, 6119, 6666.
Foreign Countries Consular Sections:
General Consulate of the Russian Federation (20, Ivan Vazov Str., tel.: 032 224767, fax: 032 230098). General Consulate of Greece (10, Preslav Str., tel.: 032 232003). Consular Section of the Republic of Turkey (10, Philip Makedonski Str., tel.: 032 239010).